Brownsville

South Texas strives to be major exporter for natural gas

"For the first time in our recent history of the United States, could be very energy independent for oil and natural gas," said US Congressman Gene Green.

Brownsville police continue standoff with suspect barricaded in home

Na'Tassia Finley reports from the location where law enforcement authorities have surrounded a home off of McAllen Road in Brownsville with police engaged in a stand-off with an armed man.

Adams Street to be closed until 2015

The City of Brownsville has closed 14th street from Adams to Washington streets for construction of La Plaza Brownsville parking garage.

Benavides Elementary students to be bused to Good Shepard Church for pickup

Benavides Elementary has been locked down since a little after 10 am today at the direction of local law enforcement officers due to a situation in a house in proximity to the school.

Authorities release video of suspect in theft of recycling bins

Authorities are still investigating who might be responsible for stealing more than 150 recycling bins in Brownsville.

Cameron County tax office mails 2013 delinquent tax notices to residents

In light of the economic hardships faced by many, Cameron County Tax Assessor-Collector Tony Yzaguirre, Jr. is trying to inform taxpayers who have not yet paid their 2013 taxes of a payment alternative available for paying property taxes.

Alex Dominguez swears in as County Comissioner

Judge Cascos officially appointed Alex Dominguez as the County Commissioner of Precinct 2 at the Cameron County Courthouse today. Dominguez says as commissioner, he plans to hold more town hall meetings to address local concerns.

“Join the Moovement” and donate blood at a Chick-Fil-A near you

United Blood Services is partnering with Chick-Fil-As across the Valley for the annual “Don’t Chicken Out, Donate Blood!” blood drive.

Customs & Border Protection officers stop alleged smuggling of 2 year-old child

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Gateway International Bridge this weekend intercepted a woman for alleged violations of immigration law.

CBP officers seize over $91K in bulk U.S. currency

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers conducting inbound enforcement operations at the Brownsville Port of Entry seized $91,215 in bulk U.S. currency.

Brownsville bicyclists will ride all the way to Austin

Some members of the Brownsville Bike Brigade will cycle all the way to Austin and back in an event called "Look Out Austin" beginning Sunday.

CBP officers seize $1 million In liquid methamphetamine

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Brownsville and Matamoros International Bridge intercepted an alleged load of liquid methamphetamine.

Brownsville to host annual Hurricane Awareness Fair

The City of Brownsville's Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security invites the public to the 2014 Hurricane Awareness Fair.

Congressman Vela proposes Southern Border Manufacturing Innovation Institute

Congressman Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville) proposed establishing a manufacturing innovation institute along the southern border.

SpaceX final environmental impact statement complete

the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) regarding SpaceX's proposal to build a launch facility near Boca Chica Beach.